Citizenship Now! Citywide Citizenship Application Assistance Event

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May 10, 2014 Citizenship Now! Citywide Citizenship Application Assistance Event

CUNY Citizenship Now! held its annual Citywide Citizenship Application Assistance Event at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, in Manhattan.  At this event, experienced lawyers, paralegals and over 250 volunteers provided free legal assistance to help lawful permanent residents apply for United States citizenship. This is the biggest citizenship event of its kind. In one day we assisted over 380 participants establish their eligibility for United States citizenship.



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Event Recap

Total Volunteers Attended:
254

Total Participants Served:
382

Event Location:
John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Event Sponsors:

  • The New Americans Campaign (NAC)
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
  • National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO)
  • The Legal Aid Society
  • Asian American Bar Association of New York (AABANY)
  • Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA)
  • John Jay College of Criminal Justice
  • Immigrant Defense Project
  • New York State Office for New Americans
  • CitizenshipWorks
  • Korean American Lawyers Association of Greater New York

Citywide Citizenship event sponsors